Most data A4LE collects are used only to help us better serve our members. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide.
From General Users. A4LE does not collect any personal information from users browsing its Web site. Only aggregate data – such as the number of hits per page – are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.
From A4LE's Members, Conference Registrants, and Other Customers. To gain access to members only resources and personalization features on a4le.org, members and other users are asked to register and provide some limited information. This information is submitted voluntarily. A4LE asks users to provide their name, member number (for members), organization name, business phone, and e-mail. Similar information may be submitted to A4LE through membership applications, conference or seminar registration, publication orders, and subscriptions. Additionally, for some e-mails sent in HTML format by A4LE to its members through its listservs and electronic newsletters, we will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with that e-mail. For those e-mails, the Association will monitor whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message. Other information collected through this tracking feature includes: e-mail address of a user, the date and time of the user's "click," a message number, name of the list from which the message was sent, tracking URL number and destination page. A4LE only uses this information to enhance its products and distribution of those products to its members. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner.
A4LE uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:
A4LE Member Services and Products. Generally, the Association and its direct subsidiaries use data collected to improve its own web content; to respond to visitors' interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.
Disclosures to Third Parties. A4LE also makes member contact information available through the Association's Membership Directory to other members using its Web site and to those who register for its conferences. On occasion, A4LE may also provide limited data to third parties that offer products and services. This limited data include names, job titles, companies and business addresses, but do not include business phone numbers, business fax numbers or e-mail addresses.
Consent to Use Personal Information. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act(s) 1984 and 1998 (as applicable), A4LE or its agents must store, host and otherwise process the information (including personal data) supplied by the User when registering for this Web site.
Credit Card Account Information. A4LE does not disclose credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, A4LE submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse.
This Web site contains links to other web sites. A4LE has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.
If any User suspects A4LE has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us by e-mailing Operations or by calling +1 480.391.0840.